Health 2017-18 Budget at a Glance

This section of the website gives access to the Budget at a Glance information for the Department of Health for the financial year 2017-2018

Page last updated: 09 May 2017

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Health Measures 2016-17
$m
2017-18
$m
2018-19
$m
2019-20
$m
2020-21
$m
Total
$m
Guaranteeing Medicare and access to medicines
Guaranteeing Medicare – establishing the Medicare Guarantee Fund
Guaranteeing Medicare – Medicare Benefits Schedule - indexation
-
9.5
146.0
403.4
443.4
1,002.3
Improving Access to Medicines – cheaper medicines
-
-24.7
-364.5
-427.1
-476.0
-1,292.2
Improving Access to Medicines – support for community pharmacies
-
71.7
76.7
76.7
-
225.0
Guaranteeing Medicare – development of the health care homes trial
-0.8
-22.1
-2.5
25.6
-
0.2
Child Dental Benefits Schedule – increased cap
6.6
38.2
42.9
38.8
37.1
163.6
Guaranteeing Medicare - Medicare Benefits Schedule Review – continuation
-
15.9
15.7
12.7
-
44.2
Guaranteeing Medicare - Medical Services Advisory Committee – continuation
-
12.1
11.3
10.5
10.6
44.5
Improving Access to Medicines - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme – new and amended listings
31.4
213.3
264.1
312.3
346.2
1,167.3
Guaranteeing Medicare - Medicare Benefits Schedule – new and amended listings
-
1.7
3.8
4.9
6.0
16.4
Helping Families with Diabetes – Insulin Pump Program – reducing patient contributions
-
-
-
-
-
-
Helping Families with Diabetes – free glucose monitoring devices for young Australians with Type 1 diabetes
-
-
-
-
-
-
Guaranteeing Medicare – Medicare Benefits Schedule – improved compliance
0.0
7.6
-20.1
-44.2
-47.0
-103.8
Pathology Approved Collection Centres – strengthening compliance
-
9.3
2.9
2.9
2.9
18.0
Stoma Appliance Scheme – new and amended listings
-
-0.0
-2.3
-3.0
-4.2
-9.5
Improving Access to Medicines – maintaining Remote Area Aboriginal Health Services pharmaceutical dispensing
0.1
-1.3
0.4
0.5
0.6
0.4
Guaranteeing Medicare – aligning reciprocal health care
0.4
0.4
-0.5
-0.5
-0.5
-0.7
Quality Improvements in General Practice – implementation of the Practice Incentive Program
-6.9
7.6
0.7
0.6
0.5
2.5
Primary Health Networks – supporting after-hours care
-
-3.8
-12.3
-12.9
-12.9
-41.9
Improving Access to Medicines – Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme – price amendments
-15.1
-64.5
-65.4
-63.4
-61.8
-270.2
Operational Costs for Cardiac and Breast Device Registries – extension
-
2.2
-
-
-
2.2
Unlegislated Budget Repair Measures – not proceeding
-0.4
465.9
520.0
584.5
639.3
2,209.2
sub-total
15.3
738.8
616.9
922.2
884.3
3,177.6
Supporting our hospitals
Support for Health Services in Tasmania
730.4
-60.9
-60.9
-60.9
-61.9
485.9
National Health Funding Body – funding requirements
-
1.6
1.2
1.3
-
4.1
sub-total
730.4
-59.3
-59.7
-59.5
-61.9
490.0
Prioritising mental health, preventive health and Sport
Prioritising Mental Health – Psychosocial Support Services – funding
-
7.8
23.7
24.1
24.4
80.0
Prioritising Mental Health – improving telehealth for psychological services in regional, rural and remote Australia
-
1.5
2.4
2.5
2.7
9.1
Prioritising Mental Health – suicide prevention support programs
-
3.7
3.7
3.7
-
11.1
Prioritising Mental Health – research
-
7.5
7.5
-
-
15.0
Guaranteeing Medicare – modernising the health and aged care payments systems
-
67.3
-
-
-
67.3
Healthy Heart Initiative – targeted activities
-
7.7
4.6
1.3
1.4
15.0
Supporting No Jab No Pay – improving awareness and uptake of immunisation
-
2.5
1.5
-
-
4.0
Supporting No Jab No Pay – National Immunisation Program – expansion
-
-1.9
5.3
5.3
5.3
14.1
Improving Access to Medicines – antivenoms, Q fever and pandemic influenza vaccines supply
-
nfp
nfp
nfp
nfp
nfp
Improving Access to Medicines – National Medical Stockpile – replenishment and operations
-
25.5
29.9
29.9
-
85.4
National Partnership Agreement on Rheumatic Fever Strategy – continuation and expansion
-
1.4
2.4
2.4
1.4
7.6
BreastScreen Australia Program – additional support
-
-
-
-
-
-
Cancer Screening - Victorian Cytology Service – continuation
-
-
-
-
-
-
National Cancer Screening Register – transition arrangements
2.7
28.3
0.2
-0.1
9.7
40.8
Prostate Cancer Nurses Program – continuation and expansion
-
2.0
2.0
2.0
-
5.9
Greater choice for At Home Palliative Care
-
1.6
3.3
3.3
-
8.3
Supporting Living Organ Donors – continuation and expansion
-
0.8
1.0
1.0
1.2
4.1
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – additional Australian Government support
-
33.9
0.3
-
-
34.2
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games – support for athletes
-
15.5
-
-
-
15.5
My Health Record – continuation and expansion
-
114.6
176.5
-99.7
-122.8
68.7
Per-and Poly-Fluorinated Alkyl Substances – National Health Research Program
-
-
-
-
-
-
sub-total
2.7
319.8
264.3
-24.3
-76.6
486.0
Investing in medical research
Investing in Medical Research – Medical Research Future Fund
-
-
-
-
-
-
Proton Beam Facility in South Australia
-
68.0
-
-
-
68.0
Investing in Medical Research – clinical trials to fight childhood cancer
-
1.3
2.2
2.1
0.3
5.8
Ban on Cosmetic Testing on Animals – implementation
-
-
-
-
-
-
sub-total
-
69.3
2.2
2.1
0.3
73.8
Ageing and Aged Care
Strengthening Aged Care – Commonwealth Home Support Program Funding Arrangements – extension
-
-
-
-
-
-
Strengthening Aged Care – My Aged Care - operations
-
3.1
-
-
-
3.1
Strengthening Aged Care – developing an aged care workforce strategy
-
-
-
-
-
-
sub-total
-
3.1
-
-
-
3.1
Other Portfolio Measures – Health impacts
2016-17
$m
2017-18
$m
2018-19
$m
2019-20
$m
2020-21
$m
Total
$m
Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
-
2.1
-
-
-
2.1
National Disability Insurance Scheme – finalisation of transition arrangements
0.6
-0.1
225.5
228.5
266.5
721.0
Public Service Modernisation Fund – agency sustainability
-
-
-
-
-
-
Boosting the Local Care Workforce
-
-3.0
-
-
-
-3.0
Public Service Modernisation Fund – transformation and innovation stream
-
-
-
-
-
-
Better targeting skilled visas
-
0.2
-0.7
-2.3
-9.3
-12.1
Improved access to health care for Australian participants of British Nuclear Tests and Veterans of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force
-
-32.8
-28.7
-24.7
-21.0
-107.3
Funding the Jobs for Families Package
-
-0.1
-0.2
-0.2
-0.2
-0.6
Mental Health Treatment for Current and Former Members of the Australian Defence Force – expanded access
-
-0.7
-2.8
-4.2
-5.3
-13.0
Family Tax Benefit Part A rate increase – not proceeding
-
-
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
Supporting No Jab No Pay – Healthy Start for School - new compliance arrangements
-
-
0.4
0.4
0.3
1.1
Consistent Income Treatment for Families Receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A
-
-
-3.0
-7.4
-8.8
-19.3
Enhanced Residency Requirements for Pensioners
-
-
-0.2
-0.6
-0.9
-1.7
Sub-total
0.6
-34.2
190.3
189.4
221.2
567.2

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